Friday, June 1, 2012

Fair and balanced? Pew reports

Anyone with open eyes knows that press coverage of the President is mainly critical.  Maybe that's the nature of being in power..  Or maybe that's the nature of things given the fact that white men dominate the media.  Yet conservatives continue to live by the mantra that the press has a liberal bias, and so the overtly partisan Fox News is needed to balance that and fairly present the conservative view (in that charitable construction of the Murdoch network's slogan).  But as with many things it is best to measure things numerically.  Here is the Pew report:
h/t James Fallows the chart that should accompany all discussions of media bias

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